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Magazine Art: Advertising Art in Magazines
Magazine Art: Advertising Art in Magazines
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Famous artists, when they weren't painting the covers for the magazines, paid their bills by doing art for advertisers. Some of the things they did can stand up with the best of their covers, and much of it is fascinating today for what it tells us about life and popular culture of the past. This is a small door that opens up into a very large cathedral of art.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Advertisements for meat, corn flakes, candy bars, flour, beer, wine, spirits, broccoli, peanut butter: Here they are.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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A noxious weed, and an important part of the American economy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, tobacco advertising paid for many an editorial lunch and kept lots of artists employed.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Adventure Pulps
Magazine Art: Adventure Pulps
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Here we find pulps devoted to the adventurous thrills that all their readers hoped might be theirs some day, or else just lived vicariously in the thrilling dreams of others. Danger! Warfare! Frontiers! Mysterious messages and treacherous missions against hopeless odds!
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art
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The (undated) first issue of Hugh Hefner's revolutionary magazine, the one with the famous center spread of Marilyn Monroe. Artist: Source: eBay seller powerangers Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Men's Magazines, Playboy, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
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34,543
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Clothing and fashions pay the bills at our department stores and shopping malls. We pay the bills for our clothing and fashions. And advertisements in magazines told us what we were going to buy (or make), and why.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Begun in 1910 as a way for publisher Ridgway to tap into a new market, it specialized in stories of danger and thrills. At this time other pulp and popular magazines contained a wide variety of stories ranging from danger to romance (even when these are not the same thing). Its creation was a logical response to the success of pulps like ARGOSY, which by 1910 were selling hundreds of thousands of copies of each issue; but the focus on adventure was something new. It survived, in one form or...
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
Magazine Art: Automobiles, Trucks, and Wagons
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63,641
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Automobile ads kept magazines going through good times and hard. High-ticket items, they could afford to pay for color reproduction when that was too expensive for most other products. Everybody knows something about cars! Some of these ads were created by the best artists in the business. And some of them are just fun to look at as nostalgia; or, if you prefer, ancient history. Trucks here, too. Also wagons and carriages.    If you like these, check out this great website of scans of...
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
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34,486
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Mainstays of the advertising pages were personal items such as toiletries, beauty aids, perfumes, bath and facial soaps, and the like. Human interactions are important: Flowers, cards, notes.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Household Items
Magazine Art: Household Items
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Here are the ads for the common everyday household things you need to have around to keep the place clean and running. And also the objects of beauty that make life worthwhile. A little bit of decoration, a little bit of dirt removal.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Travel and Transportation
Magazine Art: Travel and Transportation
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Build a transportation system, and people and things will travel. Here are ads for all things related.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
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Health and medicine ads have supported numberless magazines over the years. Some publishers refused patent medicine ads, and some got rich on them. Ditto for equipment, which can range from something as straightforward as crutches to something as questionable and as "Violet Rays". Techniques can be as simple as yoga and as complex as sequestration in a private hospital.
Topic: magazine
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Art prints have been around as long as printing has been around. Film, movies, cinema, as an art that moves, only a short time, but fully the memory of living humans. Books and magazines have been the subject of ads as long as the memory of humankind. Or so it would seem. Not only did magazines run ads for themselves and for other titles from the same publisher, they often ran ads for totally unconnected magazine titles. Sometimes they sold the space to the other publisher, and sometimes they...
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
Topics: Humor Magazines, Life, the humor magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
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Audio, and early video, and records, and entertainment. The beginnings of an industry that is still with us, slowly engulfing (or being engulfed by) the computer industry.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Men's Magazines
Magazine Art: Men's Magazines
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Magazines aimed at men. A lot of cheesecake and spicy stuff, with a lot of adventure and sweat. You know what you're looking for here.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Art & Design
Magazine Art: Art & Design
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This archive is about art in vintage magazines, but there weren't actually that many vintage magazines about art and design. Even if you throw Antiques into the pot, the number is small. Don't worry; it may be small, but what's here will be of great interest.
Topics: magazine art, design, art
Magazine Art: Sports and Guns
Magazine Art: Sports and Guns
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Advertisements for outdoor and indoor sports and equipment for them. Guns, rods, racquets, balls; the list is endless.
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Magazine Art
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Mary Collins Source: eBay seller unclecrickey, via Croaker
Topics: Men's Magazines, See, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage advertisements
Magazine Art: Short Stories
Magazine Art: Short Stories
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In the beginning, SHORT STORIES was a small magazine that published literary short stories, often translated from other languages. By the 1914 it had become a pulp magazine, generally featuring an action scene on its cover. A SHORT STORIES cover from its glory days is immediately recognizable from the iconic red sun that from 1917 was always found in the background. For many years it published two issues a month, but went to monthly publication with the April, 1949 issue. In the 1950's it...
Topic: magazine
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Pens and pencils and paper and office supplies. Now we have major national chains providing these materials to the end consumer. Back in the day we needed to see ads like these to decide what to buy. Hey, we still do.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art
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Two little girls look on expectantly as their brave boy friend or brother expertly lights a huge firework. If it's a firecracker they're all going to be deaf for a week. Celebrate July 4, Independence Day, with a bang. Artist: Source: ebay seller powerangers Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Women's Magazines, McCall's Magazine, holiday, Philadelphia, danger, fire, explosion, noise, bravery
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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20,679 physicians say "Luckies are less irritating," with number certified by Lybrand. A man in a white jersey says it, so it must be true. Ad for Lucky Strike, published in the August, 1930 issue of GOLDEN BOOK. Artist: Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, endorsement, lie, statistic
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Coca-Cola ad, showing a wonderful street scene, with two sewer workers toasting each other with bottles of Product; from the May, 1920 issue of HOLLAND'S MAGAZINE
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Soft Drinks, Non-Alcoholic, magazine covers,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Every picture tells a story, and this 1946 ad from FIELD AND STREAM tells one worthy of a SATURDAY EVENING POST cover. So, anyway, just has hooked whom with a fishing line? Looks like a tricky way for the fisherman to meet the fisherbabe. No indication who the artist was, but we're pretty sure we've seen his work elsewhere. Artist: Source: Renita Ivey Restoration by: Renita Ivey
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Beer, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art
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Portrait of Hedy Lamarr. Content: "Should Women Feel Sorry for Alice Faye?" and "The Real Reason Why the Lane Sisters Broke Up." Source: Dave Wills, who sells on eBay as dwills1000, and has an eBay storefront "Dave's Odds and Ends" Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Movies, TV, and Radio Magazines, Silver Screen, Hollywood, scandal, divorce
Magazine Art
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Source: Frank M. Robinson Image Processing by: magscanner Copyright: All Black Mask covers, the Black Mask logo, and the mask device are copyright © Keith Alan Deutsch. Used with permission.
Topics: Crime, Mystery, and Detective Pulps, Black Mask Magazine, Black Mask, KKK, Ku Klux Klan, Ku Klux,...
Magazine Art: Short Stories
by Frederick Witton
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American in China stands firm, pistol ready on a lanyard around his neck. Behind stands an enigmatic Asian. Content: "The Golden Dragon," by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; a novel of undersea diving by Ralph R. Perry; a Northern novelette by Bertrand W. Sinclair; and items by Henry Herbert knibbs and Foster-Harris. Artist: Frederick Witton Source: Tom Johnson Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Short Stories, fiction, adventures, east asia, oriental, mystery
Magazine Art
by Franklin Booth
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Artist: Franklin Booth Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
Topics: Humor Magazines, Life, the humor magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by J. C. Leyendecker
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Ad for Arrow Collars and Shirts, with a man standing to display the Trump model shirt and an appropriate collar. Published in the June 7, 1928 issue of the HARVARD LAMPOON. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Men's Clothing and Accessories, model,...
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
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Ad for the Trados Nose Shaper, from the March, 1916 issue of AINSLEE'S MAGAZINE. Comment is unnecessary.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Health and Medicine, Quack Equipment, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art: Bicycles & Motorcycles
Magazine Art: Bicycles & Motorcycles
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Bicycles became vastly popular in the late 19th century and paved the way (sorry!) for automobiles by creating a population that wanted good, smooth, hard-surfaced roads and plenty of them. Motorcycles were an adaption that combined the best and worst of the two. And then there were motorbikes, and scooters, and any motorized conveyance that could spring full-blown from the head of the American backyard inventor.
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Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
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Ad for La Parle Obesity Soap, absolutely guaranteed to reduce fat without dieting or gymnastics. What on earth do you suppose the Norwood Chemical Company put in the soap? Published in the July, 1903 issue of MODERN PRISCILLA.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Health and Medicine, Patent Medicines and Quack Drugs, magazine...
Magazine Art
by J. C. Leyendecker
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Goodbye Summer, as a rich young woman, carrying a bundle of flowers and being led by a small dog, flounces along behind a black railroad porter weighed down with her four luggage bags and a golf bag. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker Source: eBay seller powerangers Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Weekly Magazines, Saturday Evening Post, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
Magazine Art
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Naked woman wrapped in a bouquet with roses; a "rose among the flowers." Artist: Source: Curious Book Shop; photograph by magscanner Restoration by: Chad Wicker
Topics: Humor Magazines, Capt. Billy's Whiz Bang, metaphor, nude, nudity, seduction
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
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Slip some of Dr. J. W. Haines' Golden Specific into your husband's tea, coffee, or food, and you can reclaim your drunkard against his will and without his knowledge. Published in the May, 1911 issue of the PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Health and Medicine, Patent Medicines and Quack Drugs, drink,...
Magazine Art
by Herbert Paus
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Artist: Herbert Paus Source: Collector and illustration website proprietor Doug Allewell Image Processing by: Collector and illustration website proprietor Doug Allewell
Topics: Humor Magazines, Life, the humor magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
Magazine Art: Toys and Games
Magazine Art: Toys and Games
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Toys. Games. Let's play.
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Ad for Jell-O, with the same girl as in -1918A smiling enigmatically as she contemplates six elaborate Jello desserts you can make. Published in the May, 1919 issue of the LADIES' HOME JOURNAL.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Dessert, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Artist: Source: Vintage Magazine Seller ephemeraforever.com Restoration: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage...
Magazine Art
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Young woman swinging a badminton racquet, out in a meadow full of daisies; daisies shown on either side of her in a triptych
Topics: Women's Magazines, Designer, sports, competition, field, flowers, exercise, enjoyment, outdoors,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Celebrated screen star John Gilbert, pictured here in a celebrity endorsement. No text except for slogans: "Reach for a Lucky instead of a sweet," "It's Toasted," and statements "Toasting takes out that bite and throat irritation," and "No throat irritation -- no cough." Published in the September, 1929 issue of PHOTOPLAY. Artist: Source: Charles Perrien Restoration by: Charles Perrien
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, cancer, coughing, retching,...
Magazine Art: Food and Beverages
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Ad for Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes, from the May, 1915 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. This looks like one of J. C. Leyendecker's paintings for Kellogg's.
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Food and Beverages, Breakfast!, child, spooning
Magazine Art: Cameras and Photography
Magazine Art: Cameras and Photography
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Without cameras the magazineart.org would be a lot smaller and less interesting. Hail photography!
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Magazine Art
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The Christmas offering, inscribed "Laus Deo".
Topics: Weekly Magazines, Sunday Magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage...
Magazine Art: Health and Medicine
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There is so much wrong with this ad that it's hard to know where to start! Gone Mad from Whiskey, the drunkard punches out his long-suffering wife. But now she has a hope: a tasteless and odorless chemical that can be put in his tea, coffee, or food. The drunkard is reclaimed even against his will and without his knowledge. Boy, will he be surprised. Published in the September 15, 1907 issue of NEW IDEAS. Artist: Source: MagazineArt.org Physical Archives Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Health and Medicine, Patent Medicines and Quack Drugs, addiction,...
Magazine Art
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Portrait of Mark Twain, to accompany his autobiography in this issue.
Topics: Weekly Magazines, Sunday Magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage...
Magazine Art: Household Items
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The Gold Medal Glenwood can use coal, wood, or gas, and comes with Thermolator temperature control, three ovens, four gas burners, and four covers for coal. From the Weir Stove Co. of Taunton, MA. Published in the November, 1922 issue of GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. Artist: Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Household Items, Major Appliances, utility, flexibility, size,...
Magazine Art
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Toy invention! Big money for home workshop fans. Man with wooden animals, including a Donald Duck (wonder if he licensed it?) Source: Grenville Abernethy, who sells on eBay as banjoflier, and has an eBay store as "model aviation magazines".
Topics: Science and Technology Magazines, Mechanix Illustrated, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
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Five beautiful women watch a cherub playing with a basket of roses and a bar of White Rose. No. 4711, perfection of purity and perfume, from a German company, Ferd. Mülhens of Cologne [Köln]. Published in a 1909 issue of the BURR MCINTOSH MONTHLY. Artist: Source: eBay seller daysoffuturepast, who also sells printed materials from her personal website. Restoration by: jess at daysoffuturepast
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Facial and Toilet Soap, fragrance, happy,...
Magazine Art
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Two nearly naked Greco-Roman wrestlers. PHYSICAL CULTURE "Points the Way to Virile Manhood and Superb Womanhood," and is "The Guide to Real Efficiency." Artist: Source: Collector and author John Locke Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Health and Fitness Magazines, Physical Culture, nude, competition, Olympics, gay
Magazine Art
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There were at least three issues of this pulp, but even the experts don't have much to say about it, except "rare to very rare".
Topics: Rare Pulps, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage advertisements
Magazine Art
by K. Pyle
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Artist: K. Pyle Source: Jeff Kaylin Image Processing by: magscanner
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Topics: Women's Magazines, Woman's Home Companion, K. Pyle, New Year, chick, egg, hatch, infant, innocence,...
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by J. C. Leyendecker
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Ad for Arrow Collars "Guards", "Downs," and "Cantab" models, published in the January 7, 1926 issue of the HARVARD LAMPOON. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker Source: Cynde Georgen, Trail End Historic Site, Sheridan Wyoming Restoration by: Cynde Georgen
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Men's Clothing and Accessories, British, style
Magazine Art
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Artist: Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
Topics: Humor Magazines, Life, the humor magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
Magazine Art
by Enoch Bolles
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Our earliest Bolles FILM FUN cover, showing the happy little fairy that awaits you at the Rainbow's End, sitting on a movie camera. Also: "How to Catch a Whiffenpoof," by Buster Keaton. Artist: Enoch Bolles Source: Mark Forer Restoration by: Mark Forer
Topics: Movies, TV, and Radio Magazines, Film Fun, the spicy Bolles covers and the movie stills, movies,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Guard against throat-scratch. Santa blows a lot of smoke out as he sits back, satisfied. Published in an unidentified magazine in the 1940's. Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, Christmas, holidays, long, length,...
Magazine Art
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Source: Mariangela Buch Image Restoration: magscanner Our Sponsors:
Topics: Women's Magazines, Vogue, garden, elegant, flowers, walk, path
Magazine Art: Adventure magazine
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Source: Steve Miller Image Restoration: magscanner
Topics: Adventure Pulps, Adventure magazine, Adventure, romance, Ridgway, war, Westerns, cowboys,...
Magazine Art
by Frederic Burr Opper
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Alexandre Cabanel painting large canvas of Adam and Eve being thrown out of the Garden of Eden, modified; as he does not want to run up against Anthony Comstock and his censorship crusade again. Instead of nudity with fig leaves, the two are wearing layers of clothing. Commemorates the 1887 porn raid on the art gallery of Knoedler & Company. Artist: Frederic Burr Opper Source: Barbara Dietrich, at Dietrich's Vault. Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Humor Magazines, Puck, nude, censor, eroticism, blue law, pornography, art
Magazine Art
by John La Gatta
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Very Deco forerunner out of Nouveau, as La Gatta shows a woman tennis player in "Rare Form" by means of shadows and fade-aways, as well simple geometric forms. Artist: John La Gatta Source: Tom Harris, collector/seller, on eBay as tabasco_life Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Humor Magazines, Life, the humor magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
Magazine Art
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Marilyn Monroe Source: eBay seller unclecrickey, via Croaker
Topics: Men's Magazines, See, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage advertisements
Magazine Art
by Coles Phillips
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Artist: Coles Phillips Source: eBay sellers Image Processing by: magscanner
Topics: Humor Magazines, Life, the humor magazine, LIFE the humor magazine, jokes, cartoons, funny stories,...
Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
Magazine Art: Romance, the Adventure pulp
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ROMANCE specialized in romance and love stories set among exotic and distant lands, in historical settings, and in the face of danger and adventure. This was the second pulp magazine published by Ridgway, a company which had been successful first with EVERYBODY'S MAGAZINE, a mass-market title printed on quality paper and aimed at both men and women, and secondly with ADVENTURE, a purely pulp magazine aimed primarily at men. It debuted in November 1919, and at first published mostly fiction in...
Topic: magazine
Magazine Art
by Wynne W. Davies
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Artist: Wynne W. Davies Source: Magazine scanner and restorer Beau Collier Image Processing by: Beau Collier Tags & Keywords: Gay Life Stories, Eagle Magazine Company
Topics: Spicy Pulps, A Variety of Spicy Pulps, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art, vintage...
Magazine Art
by Harrison Fisher
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Woman being fitted for her bridal dress, while a couple of children sneak a look in through the slighty opened door. Artist: Harrison Fisher Source: the Antique Paper Shop Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Women's Magazines, Ladies' Home Journal, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
Magazine Art: Personal and Human Aspects
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Fantasy world of fairies and water nymphs as they drape treasures over the bow of a ship of fortune. Another water color of places you wish you were instead of here. Published in the June, 1920 issue of the DELINEATOR. Artist: Source: Mariangela Buch Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Personal and Human Aspects, Women's Toiletries and Makeup, pearls,...
Magazine Art
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39 home workshop projects; complete plans for 15 foot canoe. Source: Grenville Abernethy, who sells on eBay as banjoflier, and has an eBay store as "model aviation magazines".
Topics: Science and Technology Magazines, Mechanix Illustrated, magazine covers, vintage magazines,...
Magazine Art
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Woman in harlequin-like pattern, holding black parasol and with purple and black ostrich feather in her hat, stands displaying the fashions. Title: "Golden Jubilee Number: Fifty years ago Ebenezer Butterick invented the First Paper Pattern and founded the Great Fashion House which bears his name."
Topics: Women's Magazines, Delineator, Carl Kleinschmidt
Magazine Art
by Paul Stahr
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Artist: Paul Stahr Source: eBay seller ThomasC at American Art Archives, which also has its own wonderful website about American illustrators
Topics: Humor Magazines, Life, the humor magazine, magazine covers, vintage magazines, advertising art,...
Magazine Art: Tobacco Products
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Woman in fantasy sunglasses made from logo word grins as she smokes (white teeth!). She's looking at you! Published in an unidentified magazine in the 1940's. Artist: Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Tobacco Products, Cigarette Ads, cooler, milder, better-tasting
Magazine Art: Clothing and Fashions
by J. C. Leyendecker
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Probably modeled by Charles Beach, this shows Arrow and JCL pushing the quality, class, and status buttons for the collars. Published in an unidentified magazine, probably in 1913. [Note, however, that this ad is shown in Michael Schau's book J. C. Leyendecker with a 1910 date. Artist: J. C. Leyendecker Source: eBay sellers Restoration by: Mariangela Buch
Topics: Advertising Art in Magazines, Clothing and Fashions, Men's Clothing and Accessories, wealth,...
Magazine Art
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Back to the stylization of late art noveau, with a woman holding a batch of firecrackers, and standing in front of a string of Chinese lanterns. Presumably the firecrackers represent Fourth of July fireworks.
Topics: Women's Magazines, Delineator, fashion, style, clothing, sewing, patterns, home, jewelry,...
Magazine Art
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The telephone, technology's gift to lovers on Valentine's Day. Two hearts, and a cupid listening in on the party line. Artist: Source: Photographer PopKulture Restoration by: magscanner
Topics: Trade Magazines and Trade Journals, Variety Collection of Trade Magazines, magazine covers, vintage...
Magazine Art
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Topics: Health and Fitness Magazines, Sexology, Gernsback's serious magazine about Sex, magazine covers,...